September 20, 2011
Sickness and death from ‘H5N1’ pale into insignificance when compared to many other infectious diseases that plague the world. But the dangers from new flu strains go well beyond those posed by this virus.
July 16, 2011
A 20-year-old woman from Sasihitlu, near Surathkal, who was a B.Com student, died of dengue here on Thursday night. With this, two persons had died of dengue in the district this year.»
June 28, 2011
The fatal ‘mystery fever’ on Tuesday claimed one more life in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district, taking the death toll to 46, even as ambiguity still prevails over the disease w...
April 26, 2011
A new drug that cures Hepatitis C in less time could bring in a revolution in the treatment of the viral disease which affects millions of people worldwide, researchers claim.The drug, call...
March 13, 2011
A vaccine against dengue has proved remarkably hard to develop. One reason is that the virus comes in four varieties known as serotypes.
October 12, 2010
An Ugandan rugby player participating in the Commonwealth Games here has contracted chicken pox and has been admitted to Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Narayan Hospital.“A 22-year-old rugby pla...
October 8, 2010
Former BJP chief Rajnath Singh has contracted dengue fever and has been advised to stay here until it is safe for him to travel, his spokesperson said today.
“He (Singh) is st...
September 29, 2010
The global swine flu epidemic has shown how the world needs a new broad-acting vaccine with a “cross-reactive” antibody response that tackles viruses, an Australian immunologist has sai...
September 9, 2010
With 74 new dengue cases being reported on Wednesday, the total number of cases crossed the 1,500 mark to stand at 1,512. The strike by almost half of the MCD's domestic breeding checkers m...
August 23, 2010
Dengue cases continue to rise in the city as 34 people tested positive on Monday taking the count of those affected by the disease to 453.
“34 people tested positive for dengue f...
July 20, 2011
Dengue is the biggest threat in Asian countries with no specific treatment for it so far, says District Malaria Officer »
July 6, 2011
More cases of monsoon fever have been reported in the district. However, the numbers are not alarming, said R. Sudhakaran, district medical officer. On Monday, there were 781 cases reported...
May 3, 2011
Even when the temperatures are not conducive for the breeding of dengue-carrier aedes agypti mosquitoes, menace of the vector-borne disease looms large in the city with one more person testi...
March 14, 2011
The public health priority identified by the international community of nephrologists to mark World Kidney Day 2011 is vital for advancing the campaign against cardiovascular disease. The ke...
October 30, 2010
On its last flight, Discovery will not just carry astronauts, but 16 rodent passengers too.The project is aimed at understanding why space flights make humans more vulnerable to infection b...
October 8, 2010
Two women have died of A(H1N1) influenza in a private hospital here in the last three days.With this, the number of A(H1N1) deaths in Hubli-Dharwad this year has touched three. A youth had...
October 4, 2010
After every spell of rain, eye clinics and hospitals in the city have seen a surge in the number of persons reporting viral conjunctivitis, popularly known as ‘Madras Eye' here. Though the n...
September 20, 2010
The dengue menace continued unabated in the Capital with 72 more patients testing positive for the vector-borne disease on Sunday, taking the total number of cases to 2,296.
September 8, 2010
Rajaiahpeta, a prosperous fishermen village in Nakkapalli mandal, about 100 km from here, is now in the grip of viral fevers. There is not a single household, which is not affected by viral fevers...
July 25, 2010
All schools have been closed in Jalgoan district till July 28, after 450 students were found to suffer from a viral infection. The infection, which started in Nhavi taluk, has spread to other par...